Engineering, Equities Technology, Synthetics Technology Group, Associate/VP, Tokyo

JP-Minato-ku
Job ID
2017-37194
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Vice President/Executive Director
Function(s)
Technology
Japan
Division
Technology
Equities Technology
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

What We Do

At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don’t just make things – we make things possible.  Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas.  Solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients.  Join our engineering teams that build massively scalable software and systems, architect low latency infrastructure solutions, proactively guard against cyber threats, and leverage machine learning alongside financial engineering to continuously turn data into action.  Create new businesses, transform finance, and explore a world of opportunity at the speed of markets.

Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions.  Want to push the limit of digital possibilities?  Start here.

 

Who We Look For

Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

In this role the successful candidate will:

  • Design, develop, test and document highly reliable new applications, tools and workflows to support new revenue opportunities, trader efficiency and associated infrastructure, in a structured, disciplined but fast-moving environment.
  • Form strong client relationships with traders, coverage desk, (from Analyst to Managing Director level), operations and other key partners.
  • Develop and enhance trading and inventory management platforms that facilitate clients and hedge firm risk
  • Maintain the stability and integrity of the system while suggesting improvements and optimizations.
  • Abstract and automate common desk workflows to streamline trading and scale new businesses
  • Be a strong team player, highly motivated, keen to take on responsibility, able to work independently and successfully manage and maintain a high workload in a fast-paced environment.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

 

Technical Skills:

  • Minimum of 3 years technology experience in a commercial environment
  • Solid object oriented design and programming skills (C++, Java, or other OO technology)
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills with appreciation of technical risk
  • Automated testing and Test-Driven development skills will be a plus
  • Project management of tasks, issue resolution, and escalation
  • Interests in financial markets knowledge and aptitude to learn

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Highly motivated, pro-active and capable of working under pressure without compromising development processes
  • Strong, committed and reliable team player and strong communicator, able to take direction but also willing to contribute to discussions on design and strategy
  • Possess client-facing skills to be able to deal with and form good relationships with the business and other technology groups, both from a support and day to day project work perspective

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.


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Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

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